1978 Baltimore International

The 1978 Baltimore International was a men's tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts at the Towson State College in Baltimore, Maryland in the United States. It was an independent tournament, not part of the 1978 Grand Prix circuit. It was the seventh edition of the event and was held from January 16 through January 22, 1978. Fifth-seeded Cliff Drysdale won the singles title and earned $25,000 first-prize money.[4]

1978 Baltimore International
DateJanuary 16–22
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$100,000
SurfaceCarpet / indoor
LocationBaltimore, Maryland, U.S.
VenueTowson State College
South Africa Cliff Drysdale[2]
South Africa Frew McMillan / United States Fred McNair[3]
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Finals edit

Singles edit

  Cliff Drysdale defeated   Tom Gorman 7–5, 6–3

  • It was Drysdale's 1st singles title of the year and the 5th and last of his career in the Open Era.

Doubles edit

  Frew McMillan /   Fred McNair defeated   Roger Taylor /   Antonio Zugarelli 6–3, 7–5

References edit

  1. ^ Michael Janofsky (December 2, 1977). "BI ponders qualifier for locals". The Evening Sun – via Newspapers.com. But this year the International is not affiliated with the Grand Prix [...]
  2. ^ "1978 Baltimore – Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals.
  3. ^ "1978 Baltimore – Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals.
  4. ^ Michael Janofsky (January 23, 1978). "Drysdale scores big victory for golden oldies of tennis". The Evening Sun. p. C6 – via Newspapers.com.

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